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  1. 6 Jobs of the future as technology changes the economyRead the original story

    10 min ago | Scotsman.com

    While our political leaders rail against some of the effects of globalisation our job market could be at a point of no return when it comes to technology in the workplace. Our reliance on technology, and new innovations are just some of the reasons why top economists designated 2016 as a tipping point year for technological advancement and the impact it can have.

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  2. Would killing Bitcoin end ransomware?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | CIO

    Ransomware is running rampant. The SonicWall GRID Threat Network detected an increase from 3.8 million ransomware attacks in 2015 to 638 million in 2016.

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  3. Continue reading If NextEra buys Oncor, whata s in it for the rest of us?Read the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Dallas Morning News

    NextEra Energy is paying so much for Oncor Electric Delivery Co. that there may not be much upside for the rest of us.

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  4. Fewer people getting official debt deals as numbers of people declared bankrupt riseRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Independent.ie

    There has been a fall-off in the number of people getting officially-sanctioned debt deals agreed with their lenders. There has been a fall-off in the number of people getting officially-sanctioned debt deals agreed with their lenders.

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  5. Operator of Valley Perkins restaurants seek bankruptcy protectionRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    The operator of 28 Perkins restaurants in Ohio and Pennsylvania, including nine in the Valley, says it may sell some or all of its assets as part of a bankruptcy process. Unique Ventures of Pittsburgh filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy last week, citing among other issues, $1.8 million it owes in federal and state taxes.

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  6. An AI Hedge Fund Created a New Currency to Make Wall Street Work Like Open SourceRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Wired

    Wall Street is a competition, a Darwinian battle for the almighty dollar. Gordon Gekko said that greed is good, that it captures " the essence of the evolutionary spirit ."

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  7. Payment plan; bailout negotiators get OK to return to GreeceRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Nashua Telegraph

    Greece and its European creditors agreed Monday to resume talks on what economic reforms the country must make next in order to get the money it needs to avoid bankruptcy and a potential exit from the euro this summer. The creditors also hinted that they would temper their demands for budget cuts - a welcome thought for austerity-weary Greeks who have seen poverty and unemployment spike as their economy shrank by a quarter over the recent crisis-ridden years.

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  8. Global stocks mixed after Wall Street's long weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Yahoo!

    Global stock markets were mixed Tuesday as investors looked ahead to minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve's latest meeting and Wall Street prepared to reopen after a three-day weekend. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, Germany's DAX advanced 0.2 percent to 11,850.27 while London's FTSE 100 retreated 0.4 percent to 7,270.38.

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  9. The legal status of Bitcoin in the United Arab EmiratesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Law.com

    Bitcoin and blockchain appear to be on the radar of the UAE Government and the UAE Central Bank. This article focuses on the legal status of bitcoin and addresses the question of whether bitcoin is banned in the UAE.

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  10. Free pop-up legal clinic offeredRead the original story

    1 hr ago | West Hawaii Today

    On March 4 from 9 a.m.-noon, volunteer attorneys will meet with individuals to provide legal advice for family law, divorce, child custody, child support, guardianships or adoptions, estate planning, wills and/or trusts, power of attorney, health care directives, bankruptcy Chapter 7 and veterans benefits at Honokaa High School.

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  11. Eurozone, Greece reach deal on return of bailout inspectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Turkish Daily News

    Greece and its European creditors agreed on Feb. 20 to resume talks on what reforms the country must make next in order to get the money it needs to avoid bankruptcy and a potential exit from the euro. They also hinted that they would temper their demands for budget cuts - a welcome thought for austerity-weary Greeks who have seen poverty rise as their economy shrank by a quarter over the past seven years.

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  12. Asian stocks higher after Wall Street long weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Powhatan Today

    Asian stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday as investors looked ahead to minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve's latest meeting and Wall Street prepared to reopen after a three-day weekend. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 advanced 0.7 percent to 18,379.63 and the Shanghai Composite Index added 0.3 percent to 3,249.01.

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  13. David Cassidy battling dementia, quits touringRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | RTE.ie

    Former Partridge Family actor and singer David Cassidy has said he is suffering from dementia and will stop touring as a musician to focus on his health. The 66-year-old pop legend, who rose to fame on 1970s show The Partridge Family, reveals both his grandfather and his mother suffered with memory loss, so he knew it was only a matter of time before he was struck down with the condition.

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  14. RPT-After seven years of bailouts, Greeks sink yet deeper in povertyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Reuters

    ATHENS, Feb 20 Greek pensioner Dimitra says she never imagined a life reduced to food handouts: some rice, two bags of pasta, a packet of chickpeas, some dates and a tin of milk for the month. At 73, Dimitra - who herself once helped the hard-up as a Red Cross food server - is among a growing number of Greeks barely getting by.

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  15. Hornbeck Offshore Services - Bankers And Bondholders Will Determine Fate Of ShareholdersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    Hornbeck Offshore Services stock has dropped 44% in the past two weeks, from $8.39 on February 3 rd to Friday's close of $4.66. The dramatic drop came on Thursday after HOS reported 4Q results late last Wednesday, and hosted one of the more candid conference calls Thursday morning.

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  16. How Many Euro Crises Will This Make? It's Getting Hard To Keep TrackRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    Every few years, it seems, one or another mismanaged eurozone country falls into one or another kind of crisis. This leads to speculation about the end of the common currency, which in turn spooks the global financial markets.

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  17. Canadian banks, police following money trail to target human traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Globe and Mail

    Canada's financial watchdog has sent more than 100 disclosures to police in the past year on human trafficking in a quiet new initiative that targets traffickers by following their money. Canada's financial watchdog has sent more than 100 disclosures to police in the past year on human trafficking in a quiet new initiative that targets traffickers by following their money.

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  18. Bailout negotiators get go-ahead to return to GreeceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Journal

    Greece and its European creditors agreed Monday to resume talks on what economic reforms the country must make next in order to get the money it needs to avoid bankruptcy and a potential exit from the euro this summer. The creditors also hinted that they would temper their demands for budget cuts - a welcome thought for austerity-weary Greeks who have seen poverty and unemployment spike as their economy shrank by a quarter over the recent crisis-ridden years.

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  19. Spooked by spike in cyber extortion, businesses stockpile bitcoin for payoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Daily Gazette

    SAN FRANCISCO – U.S. corporations that have long resisted bending to the demands of computer hackers who take their networks hostage are increasingly stockpiling bitcoin, the digital currency, so that they can quickly meet ransom demands rather than lose valuable corporate data. The companies are responding to cybersecurity experts who recently have changed their advice on how to deal with the growing problem of extortionists taking control of the computers.

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  20. Portugal pays back 1.7 billion euros to IMFRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Standard

    Portugal's government says it has paid back to the International Monetary Fund half the money it received from the institution as part of a bailout in 2011, and says the early repayment is evidence the country is financially healthy again. The Finance Ministry said yesterday it last week returned to the IMF 1.7 billion euros _ an amount that was due for repayment in 2019.

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